West Branch has a population of 2,365. During the past three years, West Branch saw 28 arrests. For 2017, the West Branch's arrest rate totaled 42.28 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 86.64% makes West Branch lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 5 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West Branch also totaled 5 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, West Branch had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Branch averaged 5 violent crimes and 5 non-violent crimes.
The city of West Branch experienced 12 violent crimes during 2012-2017. Of that total, 1 was for legacy rape. The aggravated assault total was 11.